The Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Bill 2021: New law not without difficulties and concerns

The Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Bill 2021 (“CC Bill”) replaces the existing cybercrime legislation, the Computer Misuse and Cybercrime Act 2003.


The CC Bill comes at the right moment after the FATF has taken Mauritius off the grey list. There is a clear link between technological innovation and financial crime. One of the first cases surrounding the illegal use of crypto assets was “Silk Road” used by criminals, including terrorists. The Bill also aims to protect personal integrity from harmful use of a computer system, including the internet, but the broad outlay of the investigative and penal provisions triggers the question of potential misuse.

In this legal update, we set out the main provisions of the CC Bill.


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